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Stockholm’s Kungstradgården Christmas Market

If you only have time for one Christmas market while in Stockholm, definitely make it the magical Gamla Stan Christmas market in the old city center (see my review here). But if you have time to squeeze in a second Christmas market, we recommend you add Stockholm’s festive Kungstradgården Christmas market to your itinerary. The […]

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Why I Never Buy Sunscreen in the US

European Sunscreen– the Most Useful Souvenir? Sunscreen is bulky, messy, and not particularly interesting, so you may be wondering why I would suggest picking up some tubes on your next vacation outside the US. It’s simple– the sunscreens available in Europe, Japan, Australia and many other parts of the world blow our sunscreen away. Foreign […]

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Sweden’s Hövding Bike Helmet: Would you wear an Airbag on your Head?

A Swedish Souvenir– Be the first in your neighborhood to sport this bicycle helmet– the Hövding The Swedes, known for innovative design, have come up with a new concept designed to replace the traditional bicycle helmet– an airbag for your head called the Hövding. Modelled after car airbags, this virtual helmet looks like a scarf […]

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